Screwing weights to a weight belt

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Just a diver
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Just to round out the references, commercial and military surface-supplied diving has used screw-on weights at least since the early 1900s. I believe the 2-bolt style in the image below was first used on leather weight belts on the US Navy Mark V deep sea dress. The image below is an improved version of the belt developed for the Jack Browne rig that uses more water resistant materials.

Miller Diving Commercial Weight Belt


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